80 million BC: Atlantis breaks off the East coast of North Newfoundland.
75 million BC: California breaks off the west coast of North Newfoundland. Magnusinsula splits off the west coast of South Newfoundland.
65 million BC: The dinosaurs are wiped out by a comet.
55 million BC: Terrafrica splits off the east coast of South Newfoundland.
Six million BC: The ancestors of humanity diverge from those of chimps.
Two million BC: The first members of the genus Homo evolved.
200,000 BC: The first modern day human is born.
10,000 BC: The Ice Age ends.
Up to this point, the history of the old world was identical to OTL.
1442: Atlantis is discovered.
1447: France builds a colony in Atlantis. (Nouvelleparis).
1449: Spain builds a colony in Atlantis. (Nuevoespaña).
1454: England builds a colony in Virginia. Scotland builds a colony in the far north of Atlantis, naming it Nova Scotia.
1455: The Natives of Atlantis are encountered. They are very violent and destroy most of the colonies.